For elite athletes, sleep is the greatest performance enhancing drug of all. In this short video, neuroscientist Professor Matthew Walker, author of the international bestseller Why We Sleep, explains the science behind Roger Federer, LeBron James and Usain Bolt’s enhanced sleep regimes.
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Matthew Walker is a renowned sleep scientist and researcher. His fascination with sleep has taken him from Nottingham University to Harvard and on to the University of California, Berkeley, where he is currently Professor of Neuroscience and Psychology and Director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science.